Peter Crew

Abstract

lt has been calculated that the slags at Baratti represent a total iron production, between 600 and 100 BC, of up to half a million tonnes. The evidence on which this calculation is based is re-examined. A number of alternative interpretations are put forward, in particular that a significant proportion of the slags are from copper smelting.

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The iron and copper slags at Baratti, Populonia, ltaly. (2022). Historical Metallurgy, 25(2), 109-115. https://hmsjournal.org/index.php/home/article/view/544
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